ENZYME entry: EC 2.4.1.16

Accepted Name
Chitin synthase.
Alternative Name(s)
Chitin-UDP acetyl-glucosaminyl transferase.
Reaction catalysed
UDP-N-acetyl-alpha-D-glucosamine + (1,4-(N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminyl))(n) <=> UDP + (1,4-(N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosaminyl))(n+1)
Comment(s)
Converts UDP-N-acetyl-D-glucosamine into chitin and UDP.
Cross-references
BRENDA2.4.1.16
EC2PDB2.4.1.16
ExplorEnz2.4.1.16
PRIAM enzyme-specific profiles2.4.1.16
KEGG Ligand Database for Enzyme Nomenclature2.4.1.16
IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature2.4.1.16
IntEnz2.4.1.16
MEDLINEFind literature relating to 2.4.1.16
MetaCyc2.4.1.16
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot
P30576, CHS1_AJECA;  P30579, CHS1_AJEDE;  P30581, CHS1_ASPNG;  
P49603, CHS1_BOTFU;  P23316, CHS1_CANAX;  O13356, CHS1_CRYNH;  
Q8SSI7, CHS1_ENCCU;  P30600, CHS1_EXODE;  P30585, CHS1_EXOJE;  
Q12632, CHS1_MUCCL;  P29070, CHS1_NEUCR;  P30590, CHS1_PHAEX;  
P87073, CHS1_PHYB8;  P30592, CHS1_RHIAT;  P30594, CHS1_RHIOL;  
P30596, CHS1_SCHCO;  P30597, CHS1_SCHPO;  P55003, CHS1_TUBUN;  
P30598, CHS1_USTMA;  P30603, CHS1_XYLBA;  P08004, CHS1_YEAST;  
P30577, CHS2_AJECA;  P30580, CHS2_AJEDE;  P30582, CHS2_ASPNG;  
P30572, CHS2_CANAX;  P30601, CHS2_EXODE;  P30586, CHS2_EXOJE;  
P30589, CHS2_NEUCR;  Q92444, CHS2_PARBR;  P30591, CHS2_PHAEX;  
P30593, CHS2_RHIAT;  P30595, CHS2_RHIOL;  P30599, CHS2_USTMA;  
P30604, CHS2_XYLBA;  P14180, CHS2_YEAST;  P30578, CHS3_AJECA;  
P30573, CHS3_CANAX;  P30602, CHS3_EXODE;  P30587, CHS3_EXOJE;  
P30588, CHS3_NEUCR;  Q99126, CHS3_USTMA;  P29465, CHS3_YEAST;  
O13353, CHS4_MAGO7;  Q01285, CHS4_NEUCR;  Q99127, CHS4_USTMA;  
O13394, CHS5_USTMA;  O13395, CHS6_USTMA;  Q4P333, CHS7_USTMA;  
Q4P9K9, CHS8_USTMA;  Q12564, CHSA_AMPQU;  P30584, CHSA_EMENI;  
Q00757, CHSB_EMENI;  Q92197, CHSC_ASPFU;  P30583, CHSC_EMENI;  
P78746, CHSD_ASPFU;  P78611, CHSD_EMENI;  P54267, CHSG_ASPFU;  
P48017, CHS_SAPMO;  

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